|That Greece Might Still be Free The Philhellenes in the War of Independence - William St. Clair|
When in 1821, the Greeks rose in violent revolution against the rule of the Ottoman Turks, waves of sympathy spread across Western Europe and the United States. More than a thousand volunteers set out to fight for the cause. The Philhellenes, whether they set out to recreate the Athens of Pericles, start a new crusade, or make money out of a war, all felt that Greece had unique claim on the sympathy of the world...
|Oral Literature in Africa - Ruth Finnegan|
Ruth Finnegan’s Oral Literature in Africa was first published in 1970, and since then has been widely praised as one of the most important books in its field. Based on years of fieldwork, the study traces the history of storytelling across the continent of Africa. This revised edition makes Finnegan’s ground-breaking research available to the next generation of scholars. It includes a new introduction, additional images and an updated bibliography, as well as its original chapters on poetry,...
Keywords: African literature; Folk literature; African Folk literature; African History and criticism; African Literary Criticism; Africa Oral tradition; Africa Social Science; Folklore & Mythology,Limba, Sierra Leone , Unglued